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Singapore Airlines reports SGD1 billion net loss in 2020Q1

Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group reported a 99.5 per cent decline in passenger carriage during the first quarter of the 2020/2021 financial...

DBS collaborates with CPF in industry first, to empower Singaporeans in retirement planning

In a first-of-its-kind collaboration between the Central Provident Fund (CPF) Board and a bank, DBS is introducing a retirement planning...

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Striking the right notes; why Shekhar Ravjiani charms as a music Guru

Connected to India speaks to Shekhar Ravjiani, on his collaboration with the Global Indian International School, GIIS – Shekar Ravjiani...

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Chief priest of oldest Hindu temple in Singapore arrested for criminal breach of trust

Sri Mariamman Temple had lodged a police report after finding out that some gold ornaments had gone missing while in the custody of its...

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Report filed against resident teacher at Trust Yoga for sexual assault

A resident yoga teacher at Trust Yoga has been accused of sexual assault.

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DBS to pilot SingPass facial verification technology for signing up of banking services

DBS has partnered with the Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) to pilot the latter’s innovative SingPass Face Verification...

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Pritam Singh creates history as Singapore’s first Leader of the Opposition

In the recently held election on July 10, Workers' Party won 10 parliamentary seats out of the 93 contested, making it the biggest...

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NTU's Professor Subra Suresh receives highest honour from American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Professor Suresh has joined a distinguished list of only 87 previous recipients of the ASME Medal since the award was first created in 1920.

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Competition watchdog calls for public feedback on Grab's application to impose platform fee

Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) is inviting public feedback on an application by Grab to impose a platform fee on...

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In Pics: Singapore Cabinet's swearing-in ceremony, July 27

Members of Singapore's Cabinet, as well as other office holders, were sworn in on Monday, July 27, in a ceremony that observed safe...

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Singapore’s Botsync reimagines affordable, deployable, robotics

Botsync CEO and Co-Founder Rahul Nambiar and Chief of Sales and Co-Founder Prashant Trivediin conversation with Connected to India through...

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Secondary schools, Junior Colleges may resume lower-risk Co-Curricular Activities: MOE

Schools will still have flexibility in deciding when activities will resume, while also ensuring that the workload of teachers and students...

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​NTU and Google Cloud develop virtual assistant to help address freshmen queries

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has rolled out a new virtual assistant powered by Google Cloud to help some 6,000 incoming freshmen...

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Indian-origin nurse Kala Narayanaswamy awarded highest nursing accolade in Singapore.

Indian-origin Kala Narayanaswamy is among five nurses who have been honoured with the President’s Award for Nurses 2020 said the Ministry...

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Singapore launches SDG45 million campaign to spur local consumption of lifestyle and tourism offerings

Titled "SingapoRediscovers", the campaign is a joint initiative by Enterprise Singapore (ESG), Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) and...

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DBS customers can now book and pay for Gojek rides directly through PayLah platform

More than 1.7 million DBS PayLah! users can now book and pay for their Gojek rides directly through the PayLah! platform.

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OCBC customers can use SingPass for ibanking login in Singapore's first

OCBC’s 1.8 million digital customers in Singapore are now able to use SingPass Mobile app as an alternative login to access the full suite...

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Long term economic recovery from COVID-19 will be weak and gradual: MAS Ravi Menon

While a strong short-term growth bounce from the impact of the VODI-19 pandemic is plausible, the longer term recovery is likely to be weak...

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Singapore Airlines reports 99.3% decline in June passenger carriage

Singapore Airlines (SIA) reported a 99.3 per cent fall in overall passenger carriage in June, with a 95.1 per cent year-on-year passenger...

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NDP2020 theme song 'Everything I Am' features stories of community and family ties

The National Day Parade (NDP) organising committee has released the NDP2020 theme song “Everything I Am”, performed by local musician...

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Singapore's GDP contracted 12.6% in 2020Q2

Singapore's economy contracted by 12.6 per cent on a year-on-year basis in the second quarter of 2020, based on advance estimates, said...

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MAS concludes multi-currency blockchain project, highlights commercial potential

MAS announced the successful conclusion of the fifth and final phase of Project Ubin, a blockchain-based multi-currency payments network...

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Singapore Elections 2020: PAP wins 61.24% of votes, PM Lee says it's a "clear mandate"

Singapore concluded its General Elections in the wee hours of Saturday, July 11, with People’s Action Party (PAP) claiming 61.24 per cent...

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Ballot papers with faint or more than one cross still valid: Elections Department

The Elections Department (ELD) clarified in a press release that ballot papers with more than one “x” or only a faint mark in the same...

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IMDA launches almost 50 new digital community hubs islandwide

Digital Ambassadors will be stationed at each hub to provide one-to-one assistance on digital skills and knowledge to senior citizens and...

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Your guide to Singapore Elections 2020

Your guide to Singapore Elections 2020

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